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JONATHAN YOUNG GEARS UP WITH ANTON BAUER AND SACHTLER FOR THE AMERICAS WITH SIMON REEVE Posted: 18/10/2019
JONATHAN YOUNG GEARS UP WITH ANTON BAUER AND SACHTLER FOR THE AMERICAS WITH SIMON REEVE

Anton/Bauer's Dionic XT batteries and a Sachtler flowtech100 carbon-fibre tripod played starring roles in the production of Series 1 of "The Americas With Simon Reeve," currently airing on BBC Two. As director of photography for the program, renowned cameraman Jonathan Young relied on the Dionic XTs and flowtech100 to capture stunning imagery in rugged, remote, and challenging locations, from the icy wilderness of Alaska's Denali National Park to the steaming jungles of Costa Rica.

"The Americas" is the latest in Young's long-term collaboration with Reeve, a well-known British author, adventurer, and TV presenter. The two-series program traces Reeve's journey "from the top to the toe" of the Americas, with Series 1 covering North and Central America. Currently in production, Series 2 will continue the story down through South America and will air in 2020.

"This program is Simon's most ambitious journey yet, and he explores parts of the Americas few outsiders or even locals get to see. On this shoot, we had every extreme of temperature and location that it's possible to encounter in a single filming assignment," said Young. "We pushed our equipment to the limit, and naturally, we expected something to break or fall apart. But the Dionic XT batteries and flowtech100 tripod performed flawlessly throughout, whether we were shooting in -20 degrees Celsius in Alaska or 35 degrees and high humidity in Costa Rica. Once again, the Anton/Bauer and Sachtler gear surpassed my expectations."

Young shot most of "The Americas With Simon Reeve" Series 1 using several different Sony cameras such as the PXW X500 and the FS5, all utilising Canon lenses. With its lightweight yet sturdy carbon-fibre construction, the flowtech100 tripod combined with a Sachtler Video 18 S2 fluid head to provide stable support and smooth operation for the camera payload, which often exceeded 15 kg.

Tags: Vitec Production Solutions | JONATHAN YOUNG | ANTON/BAUER | SACHTLER | THE AMERICAS WITH SIMON REEVE | Dionic XT | flowtech100
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OCONNOR INTRODUCES CAMERA SUPPORT SYSTEM FEATURING ALL-NEW ULTIMATE 1040 FLUID HEAD AND FLOWTECH100 TRIPOD Posted: 13/09/2019
OCONNOR INTRODUCES CAMERA SUPPORT SYSTEM FEATURING ALL-NEW ULTIMATE 1040 FLUID HEAD AND FLOWTECH100 TRIPOD

OConnor today introduced a camera support system that pairs the all-new Ultimate 1040 fluid head with the multi-award-winning flowtech100 tripod. This exclusive system combines the world-renowned precision and versatility of OConnor's fluid heads with the unique speed of flowtech's carbon-fiber tripod technology, allowing professional camera operators to move from heavier to lighter payload camera setups quickly and without compromise.

Tags: IBC2019 | Vitec Production Solutions | OCONNOR | ULTIMATE 1040 FLUID HEAD | FLOWTECH100 TRIPOD | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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VI RENTAL REPLACES ENTIRE TRIPOD FLEET WITH SACHTLER FLOWTECH100 TRIPODS Posted: 25/04/2019
VI RENTAL REPLACES ENTIRE TRIPOD FLEET WITH SACHTLER FLOWTECH100 TRIPODS

Sachtler today announced that VI Rental, the hire division of UK broadcast equipment provider Visual Impact, has made a major purchase of Sachtler's flowtech100 carbon-fibre tripods and Video 18 S2 fluid heads. In response to customer demand, VI Rental has replaced its entire inventory of tripods with 40 new flowtech100 units and Video 18 S2 fluid heads.

Tags: VI RENTAL | TRIPOD | SACHTLER | FLOWTECH100 | video 18 S2 | fluid heads
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Asiaworks Adopts Sachtler flowtech100 Tripod Posted: 28/01/2019
Asiaworks Adopts Sachtler flowtech100 Tripod
AsiaWorks, a leading independent media company with locations in Bangkok, Beijing, Singapore, and Jakarta, has adopted Sachtler's all-new flowtech100 carbon-fibre tripod for use in a wide range of demanding electronic newsgathering (ENG) and live news environments. With its exceptional stability, capacity to support a payload of up to 30 kilograms (66 pounds), and compatibility with all major 100mm fluid heads, flowtech100 is optimized for AsiaWorks' heavy-duty ENG workflows.
Tags: Asiaworks | Sachtler | flowtech100 | Tripod | Singapore-Based Media Company | Fast-Breaking News | Remote Locations | World\'s Fastest-Deploying Tripod | Vinten
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ENG Professionals Darren Bramley and Ken Cavali Embrace New flowtech100 Posted: 17/10/2018
ENG Professionals Darren Bramley and Ken Cavali Embrace New flowtech100
Renowned news cameramen Darren Bramley and Ken Cavalli have endorsed the new flowtech100 after field-testing the tripod in demanding electronic newsgathering (ENG) and live news environments. The world's fastest deploying tripod, flowtech100 is compatible with all 100mm fluid heads and can support a payload of up to 30 kilograms (66 pounds), making it ideal for heavy-duty ENG production.
Tags: ENG Professionals | Darren Bramley | Ken Cavali | flowtech100 | World\'s Fastest Tripod
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The Vitec Group at the Broadcast India Show 2018 Posted: 05/10/2018
The Vitec Group at the Broadcast India Show 2018
Vinten & Sachtler: All-New flowtech100 Carbon-Fibre Tripod
On display at the Broadcast India Show will be the new flowtech100, the newest addition to the award-winning flowtech carbon-fibre tripod range. Compatible with all major 100mm fluid heads, flowtech100 supports a payload of up to 30 kilograms (66 pounds), making it the ideal tripod for heavy-duty electronic newsgathering, electronic field production, and a wide range of wildlife, commercial, and documentary productions.
Tags: Vitec Group | Broadcast India Show 2018 | flowtech100 | Gemini 2x1 Soft Panel | Gemini Firmware Update | Vantage | External Lens Drive | FH-145
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